Ecker, Morris.

Biography

k-Ecker, Morris (Ecker, Michael); b. February 6, 1912, New York; Hungarian American; father Louis Ecker (Nov. 1, 1877, Hungary); Shoe Salesman; Received Passport# 29758, San Francisco series, on June 18, 1937 which listed his address as 1449 2nd Avenue, NYC; Sailed July 15, 1937 aboard the President Harding; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on July 24, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Captured March 16, 1938, Alcaniz, during the Retreats; Executed shortly after being interviewed by journalist William Carney.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; XV BDE, USSDA 2:0511; POW. Code A
Photograph: Morris Ecker, Passport Photograph, 1937.